Blackish small-eared shrew

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Blackish small-eared shrew
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Eulipotyphla
Family: Soricidae
Genus: Cryptotis
Species: C. nigrescens
Binomial name
Cryptotis nigrescens
(J. A. Allen, 1895)
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Blackish small-eared shrew range

The blackish small-eared shrew (Cryptotis nigrescens) is a species of shrew in the family Soricidae. It is found in parts of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, and Panama. An example specific habitat is the Petenes mangroves of the Yucatán.[1]


  1. ^ World Wildlife Fund. 2010. Petenes mangroves Archived October 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.. eds. Mark McGinley, C.Michael Hogan & C.Cleveland. Encyclopedia of Earth. National Council for Science and the Environment. Washington DC